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scandal. that conference begins at 1:30. house minority leader nancy pelosi also holding a press conference today. the califoia law maker expected to announce whether she will run again to lead democrats in the minority. he was speaker of the house from 2006 to 2010. maryland's chris van holland is on the short list if pelosi left, but he's on the record saying he believes she will run again for that position. >>> today congress looks for answers in the deadly meningitis outbreak. leaders from the fda and the massachusetts department of health are expected to testify in today's hearing in front of the house energy and commerce committee. this comes after a report that shows federal health investigators wanted to shut down the massachusetts pharmacy linked to the outbreak back in 2002. the fda reports the pharmacy had multiple violations but stayed open on the promise it would work harder on improving work conditions. nearly 440 people became sick and 32 people in 19 states have died from the tainted injections, including in maryland and virginia. >>> president obama will meet tod
on the hill house minority leader nancy pelosi holding a press conference later this morning. she's expected to announce whether she'll seek another term as a minority leader. maryland's chris van holland is on the short list if pelosi leaves. >>> toyota recalls millions of cars across the world. the automaker is recalling 2.77 million cars because of steering prob problems and a defective water pump. the affected models include the prius hybrid, the toyota corolla and the wish. the company says there have been no crashes or injuries reported due to any of these problems. >>> start saving change now. tolls on the dulles toll road could double over the next three years. the airport authority will vote on whether to approve the hike today. it would start with a 50 cent raise next year to $2.75. then tolls would jump to $3.50 by 2014 and $4.50 by 2015. the hike is primarily to help fu fund the construction of metro's silver line to dulles. tolls are expected to account for half of the line's $5.6 billion price tag. >> a traffic alert for drivers in d.c. crews are repaving pennsylvania avenue to
, house minority leader nancy pelosi put rumors about her future to rest. there's been speculation she might step down from her leadership post or retire altogether. she raised more money than any other member of congress to put democrats back in power but her party regained only about half the seats needed. >> i have made a decision to submit my name to my colleagues to once again serve as the house democratic leader. >> nancy pelosi is the only woman ever elected as speaker of the house. she served in that capacity from 2007 to 2011, when the democrats lost their majority. her decision to remain in place means the democratic leadership is likely to remain as it is right now with maryland congressman steny hoyer as her deputy chief. >>> another cool day across our area. we're not goi to get a break anytime soon now. chief meteorologist doug kammerer has more on this chilly week. >> normally this time of year we have a little bit of ups and downs. mostly this month we've been well below average. that just continued during the day today. high temperatures today did not make it out of
. >> tony with the latest from the scene. thanks for checking in. >>> within the hour, nancy pelosi announced she plans to stay in her position as house minority leader. she raised millions of dollars to put democrats back in power. they fell short of winning the house majority last week. still, pelosi succeeded in electing the most diverse caucus in the nation's history. >> as you look forward, understand that you are looking into the future. the future of empowerment of women in america. i have made a decision to submit my name to my colleagues to once again serve as the house democratic leader. >> nancy pelosi was the first and so far, only woman elected speaker of the house. she served from 2007 to 2011. in a related development on the republican side, ang us king will go with democrats. he's an ind pen dend. >>> president obama will hold a news conference. he'll have to address the david petraeus scandal as well as the looming fiscal cliff. it may be the republicans, not the democrats to get a deal done. 50% of americans would blame republicans in congress if it doesn't get wor
to comment on the petraeus scandal. that news conference scheduled to start at 1:30ed too. nancy pelosi expected to have a press conference today as well. she will announce whether she'll try to hold on to her position as leader of the democratic minority. maryland's chris van holland is on the short list if pelosi did not decide to run again, but he is on record saying he bleebeli she will run again for that position. >>> this morning an international effort to keep your cell phone out of the hands of thieves. both mexican and european cell providers will not activate a stolen phone. that's at the request of the federal communications commission. the theft of cell phones has jumped 64% since 2007. >>> crews are repaving pennsylvania avenue to get ready for the inauguration on january 21st. while that project is under way, cyclists and drivers will have to share a stretch of pennsylvania between 3rd and 14th streets northwest. ddot says most of the paving will happen overnight. it should take about ten days to complete. >>> start saving your change. rates on the dulles toll road will
, capitol hill. >>> nancy pelosi has put rumors about her future to rest. she raised more money than any other member of congress to put democrats back in power. but her party fell far short of the 25 seats needed to win the majority last week. still pelosi succeeded in electing the most diverse caucus in the country's history. >> as you look forward, understand that you are looking into the future. the future of empowerment of women in america. and i have made a decision to submit my name to my colleagues, to once again serve as the house democratic leader. >> the only woman ever elected speaker of the house, she served in that post from 2007 to 2011, when democrats lost their house majority. she is 72 years old. >>> a developing story now. a grand jury in new york has indicted a suspect in the murder of 6-year-old aton pace. the boy disappeared from a new york city street 33 years ago. the mystery about what happened to him has gripped new yorkers for decades. pedro hernandez was a clerk at a store in aton's neighborhood. police say hernandez has admitted luring the boy into the store,
allen case today but on the case of david petraeus, house leader nancy pelosi said the fbi had an obligation not to notify congress. to protect individual privacy unless and until national security was involved. live from the hill. steve handelsman, news4. >>> on to another developing story. now the teenager arrested for the murder of a d.c. taxi driver is now connected to the murder of a waldorf woman. this is joshua mebane's mug shot. the husband and wife were both shot last month. shomari stone joins us with new information tonight. shomari? >> reporter: this was the break that charles county sheriff's investigators have waited two and a half weeks for. detectives say the 17-year-old joshua mebane killed teresa bass. the teen is also suspected in the fatal shooting of a d.c. cab driver last week. now, d.c. police got a tip in the cab driver murder case from someone claiming joshua mebane lamingly shot and killed her while she was walking her dog on a trail with her husband in the hampshire neighborhood october 26th. her husband was also shot multiple time and survived with s
house speaker john boehner and democrat house minority leader nancy pelosi expressed confidence but neither said how the talks are progressing. the president insists the way to handle it is to tee cease taxes as scheduled for individuals making less than $250,000 per year. lawmakers have until the end of the year to reach a deal. >> do you have a plan to address the subject then? >> there was one very inquisiti inquisitive can. a group of young adults called the can kicks back. they say they are pressuring lawmakers to make sure they handle the debt responsibly. >> congress is kicking the can down the road and we realized the can is our generation and starting now we're kicking back. >> yesterday's meeting was the first between the president and leaders from both sides. they will meet again after thanksgiving. >>> more details are emerging about former cia director david petraeus's testimony concerning the deadly consulate attack in libya. lawmakers say petraeus told them the cia knew the attack was a terrorist plot but decided to classify that information because of intelligenc
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